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John William Kiley

October 7, 1938 - October 27, 2011

U.S. Veteran

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John W. “Bill” Kiley, 73 of Holliston, died October 27, 2011 peacefully at his home surrounded by family and friends after a courageous battle with cancer.
Bill was born in Boston on October 7, 1938. A veteran of the U.S. Army, Bill retired from the Newton Police Department in 1992 after 30 years of faithful service and spent several years on the Sherborn Police Department. Bill also provided 50 years of dedicated service to Temple Shalom in West Newton. In his retirement years, Bill thoroughly enjoyed working at Adesa Auto Auctions in Framingham as well as taking care of his yard and vehicles.
Son of the late John P. and Mary (Cotter) Kiley of County Cork, Ireland, Bill is survived by his loving wife, Kathleen (Morse) Kiley, his children Erin Duggan and her husband Tim of Concord, Tara, wife of the late Benjamin Boyd of Newton, and Sean Kiley and his wife Enza of Newton. Bill was also father to Karen (Gulla) Gauthier and her husband Claude of Toronto, Canada and Michael Gulla and his wife Kara of Holliston. He also leaves his beloved grandchildren; Jake and Emma Duggan, Luke Boyd, Conor, Tess, Jameson and Aislan Kiley, Alexie, Tristan and Olivia Gauthier and Keegan Gulla.
Per the wishes of Bill, a memorial funeral mass will be held on Saturday, November 12, 2011 at 9am at St. Mary’s in Holliston, MA. A reception will be held following the service in the church hall. Donations in Bill’s memory may be made to the Holliston Fire Department, the Natick VNA, MetroWest Homecare and Hospice or a charity of your choice.